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Kindred Keepsake adds petite earrings to personalized jewelry offerings

KindredKindred Keepsake has announced the expansion of their line of personalized jewelry to include new petite earring styles. In addition to their standard sized oval variety, they now offer sterling silver petite heart and petite oval styles with a 3D print engraving. Anything from fingerprint, hand, baby footprints, pet paw and nose prints can be skillfully engraved to create unique, elegant earrings that pair well with almost any ensemble. They also feature a beautiful French wire back, adding to the classic look.

Alamea adds new two-tone and higher price point product

High customer demand prompts new additions

Alamea is pleased to introduce the addition of new two-tone pieces and more 14k gold items at mid to higher retail price points to their line. A well known manufacturer of fine larimar jewelry, vast collections of sea-life, nature, tropical, and natural wood rings, Alamea’s new additions are a response to requests from their retail clients and the retailers’ customers.

ASHI launches Lovebright Holiday Sweepstakes

New Custom Sweepstakes option guarantees a winner from your store


(NEW YORK) - ASHI is excited to launch the Lovebright Holiday Sweepstakes to kickoff the Holiday Season. Retailers will be able to attract shoppers to their stores through various social media platforms. The Sweepstakes will give ASHI’s retail partners a unique marketing opportunity to increase and broaden their customer base, as their social media posts are liked and shared by customers, friends and beyond. This style of viral marketing can boost retailers’ brand exposure, grow their customer base and increase sales.

National Jeweler releases 2017 “State of the Majors”

Profiles $100 million Supersellers and the Top 50 Specialty Jewelers

(NEW YORK) - National Jeweler has released the 2017 “State of the Majors,” a report which analyzes the performance of the country’s largest jewelers and the state of jewelry retailing today. The report comes at a time of great change and opportunity for the retail jewelry industry.

Kim International releases new catalogs

Just in time for the quickly approaching holiday season, Kim International Manufacturing has introduced two new catalogs showcasing their gold and silver fashion collections. The Tesoro Collection™ catalog features 14kt gold, diamond and gemstone fashion jewelry. The Eleganza Collection™ catalog highlights Kim’s sterling silver designs with 18kt gold accents.

IGI launches progressive Diamond ID report

(ANTWERP, Belgium) - The International Gemological Institute (IGI) has formally announced its diamond evaluation card – the Diamond ID report. Unlike other reports where the diamond is kept in a vault and the report in a separate location, IGI’s new Diamond ID report stores the evaluation and diamond together in a secure credit card-size casing. The ID report contains security features and a Datamatrix, that once scanned, allows users to connect directly to IGI’s data system and confirm its authenticity. IGI introduced the report in April and has since successfully integrated the ID card as part of its services for diamond dealers and manufacturers. IGI says feedback to date has exceeded initial expectations.


Merit Diamond introduces MFIT®

Innovative men’s wedding bands designed with maximum comfort in mind


Merit® Diamond, manufacturers of the popular, luxurious diamond fashion line Sirena®, has developed and tested their supremely comfortable men’s MFIT® wedding band line over the past 5 years. The patented brand provides men with “not only stylish designs, but also the most comfortable fit available,” says Erik Kaplan, VP of Merit Diamond. “Everybody who tries on a MFIT® band should feel the difference immediately and most importantly, feel ultimate comfort,” he added.